Welcome to the website of the Department of Home Affairs at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi. Our office manages many of the visa and citizenship services for citizens of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan.
News and updates about Australian visas and migration
15 Dec 2021: New arrangements for fully vaccinated eligible visa holders now applicable from 15 December 2021
30 Nov 2021: Important Announcement ➡️ Media Statement: Pause to further easing of border restrictions
See: COVID-19 and the border for more details
25 Oct 2021: Parents of adult Australian citizens and permanent residents included in ‘immediate family’ travel exempt category from 1 November 2021
Check for updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, including additional requirements before travelling to or transiting Australia
You must have a valid Australian visa to travel to and enter Australia
You will need to provide your biometrics if you are applying for a visa that is part of the biometrics program from a country that is part of our biometrics program. Locate the nearest Australian Visa Application Centre to provide your biometrics if you are applying for a visa in Bangladesh, Bhutan or Nepal.
Before you travel to Australia you should check that your visa is valid, that you understand the conditions of your visa, and that all your details are correct
When you’re travelling to Australia, there are some items that can’t be brought with you. For others you need to get permission. Check goods you can bring to Australia
The Australian Government, including the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), has no role in the overseas expatriate adoption process
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Visa and migration scams you should be aware of